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Satungal fire brought under control

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KATHMANDU- The fire that broke out at the Dipak Cotton Industry at Satungal in Chandragiri Municipality-16 was brought under control at 4:00 am this morning, according to the official.

Fire fighters and security personnel worked together to extinguish the fire that occurred at the cotton industry and a nearby business firm named Ananda Trade Concerns. It is said that the fire turned violent after it caught the chemicals of the Ananda Trade Concerns.

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According to Chief of Metropolitan Police Circle at Thankot Kumar Bikram Thapa, no human casualty was reported in the incident adding that the entire detail of the losses is awaited.

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Wildfire goes out of control in Parbat

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PARBAT— A wildfire that engulfed hundreds of hectares of two community forests at Bihadi Rural Municipality in the district has yet to come under control.

The inferno that took place at around 9 am on Thursday continues to rage, advancing towards the nearby settlements at Lingsing, Taltum, Lugring and Bhaterpata, putting lives at risk, said the police. The locals have been asked to stay alert.

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“At present, the flame is at the cliff above Salghari. It may engulf the nearby entire settlements if not taken under control soon,” said local resident Rishiram Bhusal. Thousands of rupees worth of healthy trees and medicinal herbs have been burnt down so far in the inferno, said the police.

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